Climate change public seminar – IPCC Working Group III: What’s in it for Australia?

Head of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor Sandra Kentish will joint a panel of experts to discuss climate change at a free public seminar, entitled IPCC Working Group III: What’s in it for Australia to be held on Thursday May 8, 2014, 6.30 – 8.15pm in the Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre, Professor’s Walk, Arts West Building, the University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus.

Other speakers will  include: Dr Roger Dargaville, Energy Systems Analyst, Melbourne Energy Institute, Associate Professor Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU, Dr Damon Honnery, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University and Professor Ross Garnaut, Vice Chancellor’s Fellow and Professorial Fellow in Economics, the University of Melbourne.

The seminar will draw on the latest publication of the IPCC Working Group III, ‘Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change’.

The report presents all “relevant options for mitigating climate change through limiting or preventing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing activities that remove them from the atmosphere”.

Presentations and Q&A will address its key findings and what they mean for Australia.

This is the first of a series of events in the Climate and Energy Seminar Series hosted by the Australian-German College of Climate and Energy Transitions, in partnership with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute and the Melbourne Energy Institute.

Please register your attendance online.